All You Need To Know About Hiring Remote Workers

If you’re new to remote hiring, we want to give you some helpful tips and tricks to make the process as simple and stress free as possible.

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Top 10 Remote Workers from Film and TV

The Best in the Biz: The Top 10 Best Remote Workers in Film and Tv

Like the bread I just stuck in my oven, the employment of remote workers is on the rise. According to The New York Times, out of 15,000 adults polled, 43% spent time working remotely throughout that year. With technology consistently getting better and faster, more people are finding that they have access to jobs that, […]

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Making Remote Team Members into Managers

Whenever bloggers or journalists write about the pros and cons of remote working, the lists are pretty similar. They’re all subjects that we’ve discussed in depth on this blog, whether it’s the increase in productivity, or having access to global talent on the plus side. Or coping with some of the concerns about distributed teams […]

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Adding New Teams Into Your Remote Process

So, you’ve come to your senses and decided to hire a developer or two to work on your next project remotely. Congratulations! You’ve just made a decision that puts you on a pathway to software development nirvana. We firmly believe that remote developers are the future. You’ll soon be seeing the benefits of hiring a […]

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Is Your Team’s Productivity Suffering Through Cold Season? Hire a Remote Developer!

It is every manager’s worst nightmare. With a big project deadline looming, one of your best developers starts sneezing. They struggle on, coming into the office doped up on cold remedies. The air is full of the heady scent of menthol. However, they just aren’t working to their usual standard. Then you get the inevitable […]

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What Did You Say? How to Break Down Language Barriers Among Global Teams

Leading other people is a tough job. In an era where many working teams are scattered all over the world, that role can get a lot tougher. Besides the barriers we all know about, such as how to communicate across different time zones, a more fundamental one gets overlooked: How on earth do you communicate […]

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A Freelance Developer Won’t Give you the results you need – here’s what you can do about it

If you don’t have the personnel on-site for a project, you need to find them from somewhere. There are plenty of websites out there promising to connect you with the best freelance talent around the world. Certainly, you can find a freelancer developer who will do a fantastic job; but finding the right person can […]

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How Remote Work Is Helping To Close The Gender Pay Gap

Here’s a (not so) fun fact: At the rate we’re going, we—or rather our great great great grandchildren—won’t achieve gender pay equality until 2152. This is a big problem and rightfully so, we’re beginning to hear more and more about it in the media, among friends, and even in the world of sketch comedy. But […]

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Research vs Experience

Research vs Experience: How do studies on remote working compare to reality?

At DistantJob we’ve gained our expertise in remote working the hard way. We don’t just specialise in finding the best global talent for your software development, but we work remotely ourselves. When we talk about how to manage distributed teams it’s because we’ve been there, done that and got the the t-shirt. Naturally, we keep […]

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How To Find The Right Candidate FAST!

In this industry, we often make comparisons between recruiting and dating. They both involve a lot of work to find that special someone and the consequences of selecting a bad fit are, well…really really bad. But when a critical team member say sayonara and you only have a couple of weeks to find their replacement, […]

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